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Oncidium hapalotyle Loose Cali Oncidium

 

Loose Cali Oncidium, Oncidium hapalotyle

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Oncidium hapalotyle Schltr. 1921 SECTION Rostrata Photo by Ecuagenera and their Ecuador Orchid Website

Part shade Warm Cool Fall

Common Name or Meaning The Loose Cali Oncidium [refers to the hairy callus]

Flower Size .6" [1.5 cm]

Found in Colombia and Ecuador in wet montane forests at elevations of 900 to 2000 [3500?] meters as a small sized, warm to cool growing epiphyte with ovate, slightly laterally compressed, ancipitous, longitudinally rugose pseudobulbs enveloped basally by a few leaf bearing sheaths and carrying a single, apical, lanceolate, narrowing below into the elongate, conduplicate petiolate base leaf that blooms in the fall on a basal through the leaf axil, erect, to 32" [to 80 cm] long, paniculate, several branched, each branch 5 to 7 flowered inflorescence.

Synonyms Oncidium erucatum Königer 1996; Oncidium falcicorne Kraenzl. 1922; Oncidium kalbreyerianum Kraenzl. 1922

 

 

 

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